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Prevalence & Behavioral Effects of Children Exposed to Child Abuse (AES/Sibling Project Series)

AES/Sibling Project – Blog Post 1

Editor’s Note: This blog series is written by Lynette Renner an Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Social Work. Her research focus is family violence including intimate partner violence and child maltreatment. The goal of this blog series is to provide information […]

May 8th, 2015|

Lessons Learned From the Implementation of the Crossover Youth Practice Model (Crossover Youth Series)

Crossover Youth Series
Written by Wendy Haight, PhD, Gamble-Skogmo Chair

In this third blog post, we will focus on lessons learned by professionals implementing the Crossover Youth Practice Model (CYPM) in five Minnesota counties. We interviewed 84 professionals involved in the implementation of the CYPM. They were judges, attorneys, and child […]

May 7th, 2015|

O The Harm that Good People Do: When a Guiding Principle in Child Welfare is Re-Arranged from ‘Well-being’ to ‘Safety’

The Star Tribune editorial supporting the Governor’s Task Force on the Protection of Children, “A start, but press on to prevent child deaths,” (April 2, 2015), should be met with a note of caution: Essentially, the 93 recommendations have substantially changed the emphasis of Child Protection from “well-being to “safety.”

In […]

April 13th, 2015|

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  • June 2, 2015, N/A: National Title IV-E Roundtable
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